TABLE 10-7 Total Reported Oil Spills by Source: 1991-2001

TABLE 10-7 Total Reported Oil Spills by Source: 1991-2001

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Mode or source Percentage of total All oil spills (gallons)
Maritime tank vessels 37.4 7,245,027
Maritime no tank and other vessels 18.5 3,584,388
Maritime facilities 21.8 4,210,114
Pipeline 10.4 2,003,526
Highway, rail, and other transportation 1.5 285,191
Nontransportation structures and facilities 3.7 723,172
Unknown and other 6.7 1,299,139
Total 100.0 19,350,557

NOTE: Data are preliminary.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard; Pollution Incidents In and Around U.S. Waters, available at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/nmc/response/stats/ad.htm, as of October 2003.